Elvis Reyes, the famous veteran firefighter from New York City, passed away, and the firefighter community in Rochester is mourning the loss of their very own. People grieving for the loss of Reyes were informed that he died from due complications in surgery.
Elvis Reyes was recognized for his valiant work strategies. He was a man with 20 years of experience who was not just a member of the force but was said to be an asset. He saved the life of two people from a fire incident in 2009.
How did Elvis Reyes die?
According to reports, the death of the firefighter was caused due to complications from surgery due to an injury while performing his duty. The sustained injury has cost so much to the firefighter; the neighbors are devastated by the news because they have always witnessed the father’s presence and mentoring from the older man.
Elvis Reyes’s cause of death:
ROC FireFighters have stated, “It is with profound sadness we must announce a member of the force has passed away as a result of complications from surgery to treat an on-duty injury.” His death has shattered the firefighter community with unexpected complications in surgery. Fireman Elvis Reyes was a dedicated, brave, diligent firefighter who was highly committed to his work and has served restlessly to the community.
It is with profound sadness we must announce the death of Firefighter Elvis Reyes due to complications from surgery to treat an on duty injury. pic.twitter.com/mu25ipVivz
— ROC Fire Fighters (@IAFF1071) September 22, 2022
Remembering the brave heart:
Reyes will always be remembered for his dedication to his job, cold-hearted extraordinary survival techniques, and bravery. He was lauded for his volunteer service and heroic efforts to save lives during Hurricane Sandy.
He was handed numerous departmental awards. Being respectable and elderly in his neighborhood, his knowledge and training in rookie tales have inspired and influenced society to think for a good cause. Neighbors have stated that he also attended every social and charitable event after the job.
The ROC Dept states he will be remembered for his positive energy and never-ending smiles. He believed in happy-go-lucky living.